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News published February 2016

  • Go-ahead for Taunton urban extension

    Published: Thursday, 4th February 2016

    Outline proposals for a residential-led mixed use urban extension in south west Taunton involving up to 2,000 new homes, some 25 per cent of which will be affordable, have been approved.

  • Green light for huge distribution depot in Leicestershire

    Published: Thursday, 4th February 2016

    Harborough District Council planning committee has agreed detailed plans for a 100,844 square metre storage and distribution centre with offices on land adjoining and linked to the Magna Park complex.

  • Parliament to probe planning and flooding

    Published: Thursday, 4th February 2016

    MPs have confirmed that planning issues will be central to the inquiry announced last week by the Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee into future flood prevention in England.

  • Chancellor urged to clarify economic case for new South East England airport capacity

    Published: Thursday, 4th February 2016

    The chair of the Commons Treasury Committee has taken the unusual step of urging the Chancellor to clarify key aspects of the Government’s economic case for the expansion of the UK’s airport capacity.

  • Planning round-up 4 February

    Published: Thursday, 4th February 2016

    Public land prospectus. LGA warns of loss of 80,000 council houses by 2020. Seven more neighbourhood plans pass muster. Winchester redevelopment scheme ditched. And more stories...

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